Training on the Trails: Take Your Workout Outside

Once upon a time, I was a grad student at the George Washington University. For my final project, I designed, implemented, and evaluated a program with Great Falls National Park called Training on the Trails. The idea was to encourage people to use our National Parks for fitness as well as recreation. I kept a blog documenting our workouts. You’ll findĀ strength exercises you can do … Continue reading Training on the Trails: Take Your Workout Outside

BBQ Chicken Salad with Homemade Dressing

Some days I crave a loaded salad – and the best part is, salads don’t have to be boring rabbit food. Mix it up with crunch, color, and contrast. If you’re prepping for the week, double or quadruple the fixings and dressing. Store these in separate containers. Toss them into a new batch of greens each day to keep your salad from getting soggy. I … Continue reading BBQ Chicken Salad with Homemade Dressing

Total Body Lift: Get In-And-Out in 45 Minutes

For the first time in awhile, I got to weight lift by myself. Since I teach several classes throughout the week, I get all my exercise then. The other day I got to switch up my routine and it felt awesome. Knowing I only had one session to work all my major muscle groups, here’s what I did: Warm Up: Down dog to plank, staggered … Continue reading Total Body Lift: Get In-And-Out in 45 Minutes